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  1. Andre Denny, accused in Raymond Taavel murder, back in court following delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle Herald

    A memorial for Raymond Taavel was created at this Gottingen Street site after the well-known Halifax man and gay activist was murdered in April 2012. Andre Noel Denny is charged with second-degree murder in the April 2012 death of 49-year-old Raymond Taavel.


  2. Nestling birds struggle in noisy environmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... crouch in the nest to avoid a predator seeking an easy meal. A group of researchers from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia has found that ambient, anthropomorphic noise -- from traffic, construction and other human activities -- can break ...


  3. Elite Chinese team to compete at Mayflower CashspielRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Skip Zang Jialiang, shown throwing the rock, and his team practise earlier this week at the Mayflower Curling Club in Halifax. Zang's rink is competing in the Dave Jones cashspiel starting Thursday.


  4. Program teaches Halifax students about overcoming life's challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Elementary school students in the Halifax area are learning this week about a program designed to teach kids the importance of setting personal goals and increasing their physical activity. Getting students involved is not only the goal of the program's teachers.


  5. McILVEEN: Unions, C.D. Howe Institute pan pooled pension plansRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    With a public-sector pension, retired teacher Donnie Harris of Halifax has a good retirement income. However, critics say the newly introduced PRPPs will do little to help lower-income and middle-class Canadians fund their retirements.


  6. Fast-track Citizenship For Armed Forces MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | India.com

    Halifax, NS- Thanks to the government's recent changes to the Citizenship Act, Canada has now welcomed two new citizens under the recently-launched fast-track provision for members of the Canadian Armed Forces , announced Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. As part of Citizenship Week, Minister Alexander attended a citizenship ceremony to welcome 50 new citizens and recognized the contributions of Lieutenant Commander Michael Cornish, who received fast-tracked citizenship in Halifax on October 2, 2014.


  7. Telescope to help unravel interstellar mysteries using social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... able to travel at the speed of light, it would take 2.5 billion years to reach the source. "This is really cool. Halifax and Nova Scotia are really a hotbed of astronomy in Canada. Canadians punch over their weight in astronomy around the world and ...


  8. Old School Games Launches Arcade Cabinet Rentals in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Oct. 29, 2014 - HALIFAX, Canada -- Local entrepreneur Richard Black has been restoring and refurbishing classic arcade game cabinets for the past year. A few were placed at Whispering Winds campground in Shubenacadie for the summer where they tested well with the campers therea both children and adults alike! Now he's prepared to officially launch the business at the upcoming Hal-Con: Sci-fi / Fantasy / Comic Book Convention, November 7-9 at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


  9. Elite: Dangerous Beta 3 Available NowRead the original story

    Yesterday | Gamasutra

    ... founded in 1994 by David Braben, co-author of the seminal 'Elite' space simulation. Based in Cambridge, UK and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Frontier uses its proprietary 'Cobra' game development technology to create innovative games across ...


  10. Worker's death leads to changes in construction safety rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Alan Fraser was 21-years-old when he died after falling from the roof of a six-storey building at a Clayton Park construction site. The death of a young construction worker in Halifax has led to positive change and greater attention to safety on the job, according to the head of the Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association.


  11. Full DisclosureRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crowsnest Pass Herald

    ... an investigation into urban beaver populations, I wrote this article for the now defunct online publication Openfile Halifax in 2012. Urban wildlife leaves much to be desired, right? I mean the first critters you see when strolling through town are ...


  12. Halifax imam to help healing in Cold LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chronicle Herald

    A mosque in Cold Lake, Alberta, shown in this handout image, was being cleaned up after a brick was thrown through its windows and a "go home" message was painted on the wall. Halifax Muslim leader Jamal Badawi says he's been invited to Cold Lake, Alta., to help say thank you to those who rallied together after a mosque was vandalized there last week.


  13. Telus recruiting Atlantic CanadiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chronicle Herald

    Francois Gratton, president of Telus Quebec and Atlantic Canada, says the Atlantic Canada team has grown by 21.5 per cent in the past five years - a figure twice as high as Ontario and four times higher than Quebec. "I think it's a great opportunity for people who decided to leave Atlantic Canada because of the lack of job opportunities," Francois Gratton, president of Telus Quebec and Atlantic Canada, said Tuesday in an interview in Halifax.


  14. Be vigilant about safety, Muslims in Halifax warnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    Adam Esse is Imam at the Nova Scotia Islamic Community Centre and says security is main concern for him these days. The Muslim community in Halifax is reminding its members to be mindful of their safety in the wake of events in Quebec and Ottawa last week that saw two soldiers killed in two separate attacks.


  15. Cheese spider graphs are for a true curd nerdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Globe and Mail

    Urban Blue cheese with Charcuterie board. Photographed at Chives Canadian Bistro in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Friday, April 11th, 2014.


  16. Wildfire sweep in the east, head back homeRead the original story

    Tuesday | Waterloo Chronicle

    Emily Bakker and Taryn Collins each scored six goals in the three games over the weekend against the Atlantic Attack in Halifax, N.S., en route to a three-game series sweep for their team. Rookie Maddy Desrochers earned her first win of the season in Game 1, while veteran Hailey Moore took the wins in Games 2 and 3. In the first game, Saturday afternoon, the Wildfire scraped by with a 10-9 win over the Attack.


  17. HRM mayor defends city's negotiations with IrvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Amherst Daily News

    [HALIFAX, NS] - The mayor of Halifax is defending new legislation addressing tax rates for large industrial properties like the Irving Shipyard, saying no one will be getting a break. "This is not us giving money to Irving, this is us getting money ...


  18. What Isis in a name?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... victims in the Middle East but also an English shopkeeper, a Latina in Miami - even the receptionist in an office in Halifax, N.S., who now answers each call with the full name of the establishment, Immigrant Settlement and Integration Services, ...


  19. Burnt Church 15 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    ... opportunities." Dr. Tony Charles, who is the Director of the School of the Environment at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, NS, and a PEW Fellow in Marine Conservation, Aboriginal communities in Atlantic Canada have been using natural resources ...


  20. Halifax construction firm hit with safety orders before man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    A Halifax company under investigation for a workplace death last year was hit with more than a dozen safety orders in the two and a half years leading up to the fatality, CBC News has learned. onstruction worker Alan Fraser, 21, died Nov. 7, 2013, after falling from the roof of a six storey building under construction in Clayton Park.